Tuesday, September 28, 2010

"Farscape": Straight Towards 'Scorpius'

Boom! Studios "Farscape Ongoing" #14, written by Rockne S. O'Bannon and Keith R.A. DeCandido, with illustrations by Will Sliney, and a cover by Joe Corroney, will be available December 2010.

"...The 'War for the Uncharted Territories' continues! 'Sikozu' has walked a hard road to redemption. Her time aboard 'Moya' has been an attempt to prove herself worthy of respect in the 'Uncharted Territories'. Now she is in the middle of the greatest conflict the region has seen and it takes her straight towards 'Scorpius'!..."

The original "Farscape", Australian-American sci fi TV series lensed in Australia, produced for the Nine Network, was conceived by O'Bannon, for Jim Henson Productions and Hallmark Entertainment.

The Jim Henson Company was largely responsible for the various alien makeup and prosthetics, with two regular characters, animatronic puppets 'Rygel' and 'Pilot', entirely Creature Shop creations.

Although the series was under contract for five seasons, it was cancelled after its fourth season. Co-producer Brian Henson then secured the rights, paving the way for a three-hour miniseries titled "Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars", which Henson directed himself.

The Boom! Studios comic book series debuted December 2008, in the continuity with both the series and developing webisodes.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Farscape"...